We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Bull Run Battlefield

Level Contributor
152 posts
7 reviews
Save Topic
Bull Run Battlefield

Can anyone help me please? My boss has asked me to get directions/information etc on the Bull Run Battlefield in Washington and I havent got a clue where to start? Could anyone direct me to an appropriate website or provide me with some information. Many thanks in anticipation.

Ashburn, VA
Destination Expert
for Outer Banks
Level Contributor
413 posts
Save Reply
1. Re: Bull Run Battlefield

Although I'm no Civil War expert, I can tell you that the Battle of Bull Run took place in Manassas, VA which is about 30 minutes west of Washington, DC in Prince William County. This was a major battle of the American Civil War.

Start with http://www.nps.gov/mana/home.htm to get information about Manassas, VA and the Battle of Bull Run (1st Manassas).

You can also get directions by going to www.mapquest.com

Chesapeake, VA
Destination Expert
for Virginia Beach
Level Contributor
3,868 posts
64 reviews
Save Reply
2. Re: Bull Run Battlefield


Lincoln, Nebraska
Level Contributor
164 posts
10 reviews
Save Reply
3. Re: Bull Run Battlefield

Interstate 66 to exit 47; take Rt. 234 North. The Battlefield is mere yards ahead.

Spartanburg, South...
Level Contributor
41 posts
79 reviews
Save Reply
4. Re: Bull Run Battlefield

Fordecs is quite right, and in these parts the battle (actually there were two) is properly referred to as the 1st and 2nd Battles of Manassas. When I was a kid my old Grandpa used to say, using the Northern name, that at the Battle of Bull Run all the Yankees that didn't run are still there today. At any rate the battlefield is very well maintained and well worth the trip out there for a few hours. I'm sure your boss will find it worth his while.

5. Re: Bull Run Battlefield

-:- Message from TripAdvisor staff -:-

This topic has been closed to new posts due to inactivity. We hope you'll join the conversation by posting to an open topic or starting a new one.

To review the TripAdvisor Forums Posting Guidelines, please follow this link: http://www.tripadvisor.com/pages/forums_posting_guidelines.html

We remove posts that do not follow our posting guidelines, and we reserve the right to remove any post for any reason.

Removed on: 6:15 pm, August 14, 2009